DNS - Teaching Practice


Teaching Practice - Work with Children

International Teaching Practice’’ – is part of my DNS program – very important 6 months where DNS-ers go on different projects in Africa or India and get to be in charge of DNS Colleges’ teams. Now, you might also expect this article to be about one of these countries! But what I’m going to share with you is the experience I got in Denmark.
I chose to spend my 6 months in another Tvind school – Juelsminde Dagskole (on the other coast – almost opposite to our Teachers Training College). Why such choice? Because I decided to stay here and improve my teaching skills and also my Danish but not least because I wanted to continue working with students with special needs – get more pedagogical experience and find out if this is also what I really want to do in the future.
Now, usually when you go on such teaching practice, you get to know your responsibilities from the first days and you continue to develop something that other people started or simply to start something new. On the first day I got there I have been told that they don’t have a job description for me as they would like me to be very flexible and jump in wherever was needed. And as here in DNS this is one very important skill that we develop – flexibility – this proved to be in my advantage. I have been doing different ‘’jobs’’ during these 6 months like: teaching mathematics, working on building projects, doing promotion and not least, being school’s cook for few months.
It’s been a very productive period for me. I have to confess that I expected it to be more of a routine considering that I have been working before with students with difficult backgrounds, and that I have been also teaching and doing promotion. But fortunately for me, the above mentioned experience seemed to be in my advantage as the tasks were quite different. For example, I have been doing promotion for DNS but the one that I helped with in Juelsminde was for the opening of the new care home. So it was more focused on doing promotion such as organizing events or write newsletters for social workers.
The teaching part was quite challenging for me – the students’ group was different one! More youngsters, very difficult to handle, to make them cooperate in the way that they needed to prepare for their last exam. It was not a surprise that I needed to take some conflicts with them with the help also from the other teachers. In the end I have learned to be objective when setting up expectations J It’s good to aim for the maximum of what you can really get and not have big ‘’dreams’’ which will turn to failures for you, as a teacher.
The best moment of this period - opening the new care home! We have all put a lot of effort in starting this project up and therefore seeing the place filled with first students was a realization for all who have been involved.
Regrets – NONE!! Achievements – A LOT!! The key to this result – BE OPEN FOR NEW EXPERIENCES!




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